Sports in Juneau

Posted: Sunday, January 14, 2001

Friday, Jan. 19

Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball: The Sitka Wolves play the Crimson Bears at Juneau-Douglas High School gym, varsity game at 8 p.m. (broadcast on KINY, 800-AM).

Middle school wrestling: Floyd Dryden vs. Dzantik'i Heeni middle schools, varsity 3:30 p.m., JV 5:30 p.m. at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym.

'King of the Ring' roughhouse boxing: Event starts at 7 p.m. at Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Info: Ray Lee, Juneau Douglas Boxing Association, 790-3276 (home) or 463-5485 (club).

Saturday, Jan. 20

Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball: The Sitka Wolves play the Crimson Bears at Juneau-Douglas High School gym, varsity game at 8 p.m. (broadcast on KINY, 800-AM).

Ongoing/Meetings

Avalanche awareness classes: Upcoming avalanche awareness classes from the Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center are Juneau Level II, March 2-5. Mini-workshops for snowmachiners are Haines Snowmachine/Level I, March 16-18, and Petersburg Snowmachine/Level I, Feb. 2-4. Special snowmachiner discount this year. Info: Bill Glude, 586-5606.

Southeast Roadrunners potluck and membership meeting: Meet at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 14, at the Douglas Island Pink and Chum (DIPAC) hatchery. Empire Cup prizes to be awarded, a slideshow of the last season and food. Bring a food dish (no red beverages since they stain carpets when spilled). Info: SERR Web site, http://www.juneau.com/serr.

Juneau Youth Football League annual meeting: Meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Floyd Dryden Middle School library. All participants, parents and community members are invited. Election of new officers will take place at the meeting. Info: JYFL hotline, 463-3001.

Juneau-Douglas High School soccer team's indoor soccer mini camp: Meet at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School on Monday, Jan. 15, for the fourth annual version of this camp for players ages 5-12 years old. Players age 5-7 meet from 9 a.m. to noon, players age 8-12 meet from 1-4 p.m. An advanced session will take place in the afternoon. Registration opens 15 minutes before each session and costs $20 a player. Bring your own gym equipment (but not your own ball), including shin guards and a water bottle. Info: Gary Lehnhart, 789-5421 home, 463-1900 work.

Juneau 4-H cross-country ski program: Meet from 1:30-3 p.m. every Sunday at locations TBA (call the University of Alaska Southeast Cooperative Extension Service for the location of that week's outing). The program is open to skiers in grades K-12, and parents are invited to participate. Membership fee for 4-H program is $6. Info: Jim Douglas at the University of Alaska Southeast Cooperative Extension Service, 465-8749.

Open Gyms

Youth open gyms: From 8-11 p.m. on Saturdays (1/20 and 1/27) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, and from 8-11 p.m. on Fridays (1/19 and 1/26) at Floyd Dryden Middle School. No cost for students grades 5-12. Adult volleyball/basketball open gyms: at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, Cost is $4. From 7-9 p.m. on Sundays (1/14, 1/21 and 2/4, no open gym will be held on 1/28) and Fridays (1/19 and 1/26, no open gym will be held on 2/2). Volleyball/basketball court rentals available Saturday mornings. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

Open Badminton Gym: From 8-10 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at Auke Bay School gym. All skill levels encouraged to attend. Info: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.

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